Caplin Rous 2007/07/10 - 2011/01/04
The photo above was taken on 2010/12/03, just one month before Caplin Rous died. He looks the picture of health, eating nice tasty, green grass just like a capybara should. Is this what killed him?
UPDATE: Please see the ROUS Foundation page (using the tab at the top of this page) for more information! Continue reading “The ROUS Foundation” »
All four feet on the scale!
I’m starting out with my cutest photo. Look at little Wesley (left) and Fiona (right)! I think they misunderstood me. I was telling Wesley to put all four of his feet on the scale but they must have though I said “all forefeet on the scale,” and so Fiona came over to do her part.
Continue reading “Wesley & Fiona: The Capybaras of October” »
Wesley and Fiona
I hope y’all remember little Wesley and Fiona who live at the Snake Farm Zoo in New Braunfels. I’ve been visiting with them ever since Garibaldi Rous died. Fiona is Gari’s little sister and it helps a little to be around her and Wesley. Continue reading “Wesley & Fiona: The Weighing” »
This whole Dobby trip is taking a long time to relate. I’d say it’s about four times as long in blog posts as it was in real life! I guess that’s just how big a star Dobby is. Today’s post finishes up the whole adventure by covering his swimming pool exploits and the sudden deterioration of our relationship, as well as a bit of Seattle tourism. Continue reading “Dobby(e) Trip: Part 4” »
Here comes Dobby!
In this post we will continue our exploration of Dobby’s habitat. As you’ll recall, in Part 2 we focused on the backyard. In this post we’ll finish up some stuff in the back and then move to the front yard. Continue reading “Dobby(e) Trip: Part 3” »
Finally I am getting around to posting about my visit with Dobby(e) Winnick.
Let me start by explaining his name. Dobby’s real name is Dobby but some people know him as Dobbye. This is because he has a Facebook page and Facebook refuses to allow him to name himself Dobby. So his name on Facebook is Dobbye Winnick. He also has a Facebook page for Prince Dobalob. You can look him up. Or visit his blog, Pet Capybara. Continue reading “Dobby(e) Trip: Part 2” »